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Old 10-01-2005, 02:21 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2004
Distribution: Mandrake 10.2(Mandriva), SuSE 9.3, Slackware 9.1, Xandros 3.1, Knoppix 3.9, FreeBSD 5.3, RedHat9
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/dev/null: Permission denied

I have started to remaster knoppix:
boot my computer with a knoppix bootable cd.
then mount a harddisk partition(say hda1).
mkdir /mnt/hda1/source
mkdir /mnt/hda1/source/KNOPPIX
cp -Rp /KNOPPIX /mnt/hda1/source/KNOPPIX
then when I try to chroot to copied knoppix:
chroot /mnt/hda1/source/KNOPPIX
It gives me error message:
/dev/null: Permission denied
/dev/null: Permission denied
/dev/null: Permission denied
/dev/null: Permission denied
/dev/null: Permission denied
I checked the permission of /dev/null. but there is no problem in its permissions.
What should I do to fix this problem?
Old 10-01-2005, 06:31 PM   #2
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In gentoo before the chroot
mount -t proc none mnt/hda1/source/KNOPPIX


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